Honda SH 125i (2001 - present) review

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Manufacturer:
Honda
Category:
Scooters: 51 to 125cc
Price:
£ 3020
Overall
Not rated
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The SH125i is the epitome of today's modern day scooter, winning instant praise for its distinctive styling and superb ride qualities. Combining the riding manners of a slim and stylish scooter with a 16-inch 'big wheel' chassis plus the quick, clean and powerful performance of Honda's most advanced small-displacement liquid-cooled 4-stroke engine the nippy SH125 becomes a real traffic-buster

New breed of scooter

It is quick and convenient plus economical and with its superb ride qualities the SH125i is a true traffic-buster.

Superior handling

The SH125i offers a superb smooth all-purpose ride, which has won instant praise for its superior handling and effortless control. The liquid-cooled 4-stroke engine delivers strong yet smooth performance, quiet yet dependable power and the benefit of ultra-low exhaust emissions.

Clean aerodynamics

The distinctive front cowling is beautifully sculptured around the radiator with its chrome surround and incorporates built-in direction indicators. All this, topped by a wide-throw headlight, perfectly integrated into the curvaceously styled steering head assembly. The result is a true statement of style.

Superb ride

The SH125 offers plush, comfortable seating, well cushioned suspension, easy foot positioning and a low reach to the ground - in fact, everything you need for a confident, smooth and relaxed ride.

Modern specification

With smooth contours, subtle lines and angles the SH125i's bodywork flows back to its tapered tail and fully integrated tail-light. The overall effect - perfect lines to protect you from the elements, so you can arrive at your destination looking the way you want. The SH125i delivers a unified sense of urban elegance and the highest levels of comfort.

SH125i accessories

A range of stylish and practical accessories has been designed for the SH125i, so that you can convert it to suit your own particular needs.

The SH125i is the epitome of today's modern day scooter, winning instant praise for its distinctive styling and superb ride qualities. Combining the riding manners of a slim and stylish scooter with a 16-inch 'big wheel' chassis plus the quick, clean and powerful performance of Honda's most advanced small-displacement liquid-cooled 4-stroke engine the nippy SH125 becomes a real traffic-buster

New breed of scooter

It is quick and convenient plus economical and with its superb ride qualities the SH125i is a true traffic-buster.

Superior handling

The SH125i offers a superb smooth all-purpose ride, which has won instant praise for its superior handling and effortless control. The liquid-cooled 4-stroke engine delivers strong yet smooth performance, quiet yet dependable power and the benefit of ultra-low exhaust emissions.

Clean aerodynamics

The distinctive front cowling is beautifully sculptured around the radiator with its chrome surround and incorporates built-in direction indicators. All this, topped by a wide-throw headlight, perfectly integrated into the curvaceously styled steering head assembly. The result is a true statement of style.

Superb ride

The SH125 offers plush, comfortable seating, well cushioned suspension, easy foot positioning and a low reach to the ground - in fact, everything you need for a confident, smooth and relaxed ride.

Modern specification

With smooth contours, subtle lines and angles the SH125i's bodywork flows back to its tapered tail and fully integrated tail-light. The overall effect - perfect lines to protect you from the elements, so you can arrive at your destination looking the way you want. The SH125i delivers a unified sense of urban elegance and the highest levels of comfort.

SH125i accessories

A range of stylish and practical accessories has been designed for the SH125i, so that you can convert it to suit your own particular needs.


Engine Type  Liquid-cooled 4-stroke SOHC single 
Engine Displacement  125cc 
Bore & Stroke  52.4 x 57.8mm 
Compression Ratio  11 : 1 
Carburation  PGM-FI electronic fuel injection 
Max. Power Output  13 bhp at 9,000 rpm 
Max. Torque  11.5Nm at 7,000 rpm 
Ignition  Digital transistorised with electronic advance 
Starter  Electric 

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